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's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from them too early. >> the president also said the country must take what he called meaningful action to prevent today's shootings. you can send your condolences to the victims by going to our facebook page. you can postyour thoughts on our wall. >>> it all started around 9:30 a.m. eastern time when police learned that a shooter was inside the s
: this is canyon sports. >> made in america. >> reporter: a gun shot where the line is long and the weapons are stacked. >> no, no. first time i owned it. >> reporter: do you have a gun? >> no. >> reporter: she said she needs to protect her family because of the weapons criminals have. >> will never probably need it or use it but if i do, i will have it. >> reporter: she sports the perez -- she supports the president. >> i think they should regulate both. you know, i am not sure how the policies would look but they should be looked in to. it is a scary thing out there. >> fire arm purchases are hot right now. >> reporter: the owner -- >> now, i mean, the pressure is high on him to do something. >> criminals don't buy guns. >> reporter: he does not agree with the president on the need for new gun control but he says he agrees on the need for more mental health resources in america as does one of his customers. >> absolutely. i see that as being probably the biggest problem. the responsibility of the owners of the guns and their mental health is a huge concern. >> reporter: also a huge concer
" posted thousands of previously unpublished files from boy scouts of america detailing accusations of sexual abuse. the documents were released earlier after a ruling by the oregon supreme court. the names of those accused were removed from the files. ktvu review of the file shows there were a total of 88 cases in the bay area, including those posted today and those released earlier. >>> san francisco muni officials are reporting a computer problem. officials say riders are seeing inaccurate arrival times online and on electronic message boards at train and bus shelters. the glitch began sometime before 7 this morning prompting muni staff to make manual route- by-route adjustments. fushls say despite -- officials say despite the problem, there have no major interruptions today. >>> the celebration of kwanzaa has started today. >> reporter: ken, here at the bay area discovery museum, hundreds of kids and parents got to learn about kwanzaa through art, history and music. the sounds of jazz, that uniquely american music, filled this sausalito museum. it had the kids dancing and every
in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein wants to renew the assault weapon ban. it banned the manufacturer of certain weapons and restricted the size of magazines. that law expired in 2004. >> i think these incidents will continue till we do something to change the supply node of these weapons -- mode of these weapons. >> the bill passed after a number of violent attacks, including the one in san francisco that left 9 people. ktvu's jade hernandez is live to tell us how a nra supporter is entering the mix. >> reporter: west virginia senator who is a democrat and nra member is talking gun regulation and leland yee is pushing for measures in the state. we decided to take this debate into the classroom. >> this is an ar15 rifle. >> reporter: he teaches his studentsp how to use -- students how to use these weapons. >> we are making the choice now, as a business owner, if people are an anti-depressants we are not going to teach them. >> he posted a flier against leland yee's proposal to allow guns reloaded with multiple loads of ammunition. lel
to violence in america. in schools and homes. and that is whose gathering here, people who have hope for a change. >> reporter: she is a 2008 grad and she mentors teens and heads the christian club here. more people are arriving every minute for this vigil. they have been circulating flyers on campus and on live. debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> you know, it was a miracle. >> they called it a miracle on 42 street, in oakland that is. the accident and the good samaritans who came to the rescue. < >>> one witness is calling it the miracle on 42 street. a car crashed into a fire hydrant and flipped over. two people were trapped inside. and a group of good samaritans rushed in to the rescue. >> out of nowhere these guys just came a neighbor, a ups truck, a person -- utility worker. everyone. 12 guys. >> the rescuers managed to flip the car over and the driver and passenger escaped without injury. >>> a key lawmaker is calling on the feds to follow california's need on providing mental health services. ktvu's ken pritchett reports on the changes being proposed. >> you need a plan
is best for americas. >> reporter: coming at 6:00 p.m., the anger factor. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on wall street today stocks fell for a fourth straight day. the dow is down 18 to 13,096. the nasdaq is down 4 at 2,985. the s&p is down 1 at 1,418. there is good news, americans are buying new homes at their fastest pace in 2 years. sales rose 4.4% last month. that is the strongest since april of 2010. with the rising sales the supply is low. just 149,000 new homes were on the market. that is higher than the record low in august. >>> police shot and killed a man they called an armed suspect. officers responded to an apartment complex this morning. ktvu's ann rubin spoke with police and someone who knew the man killed and has more information. >> reporter: investigators wrapped up here a short time ago. they say it could take several days before they release details about how the shooting happened. >> reporter: residents awoke to a terrifying scene. >> i heard that sound like 8-10 shots. quite a bit. >> i saw about 6-10 officers all busing in the apartment -- busti
if more funding was available and says building america's first high-speed rail system in california is a priority for the obama administration. >> i will never get tired of talking about high-speed rail. this is so important to the next generation. >> construction is expected to begin next spring but finishing it and paying for it depends on how well lawmakers get along. >>> national standardize test scores are in and they are troubling for california students who lag behind. over all california 4th and 8 8th graders scored fifth from the bottom in vocabulary tests. the state's african american, asian and latino scores improved. >>> couples with children may live longer than those who don't have kids. researchers found that couples with children were less likely to die prematurely and adoptive parents show better mental health. >>> one day after a deal to keep opd out of receivership, one group is applauding it. >> if you are looking looking for fresh fruits and vegetables in one san francisco neighborhood, this is the only place you will find it but this store could be closing. you
to get america's economy growing again. >> there is still that degree of uncertainty that fuels doubt, that prevents investors and entrepreneurs and households from making investments because they don't know what it will be. >> house speaker john boehner complains there has been no progress in avoiding the most immediate crisis. >> when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threatening our economy and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. >> reporter: democrats show no signs of backing off from supporting the president' hard line stance on raising the income tax rate on the rich. >> we democrats realize there has to be two sides to this bargain, but we're not going to go back to what bewy did in 2011. we put both revenues and cuts on the table. >> reporter: but despite the impasse in washington, the director sees promising signs that the economy may be improving. for the fiscal crisis she recommended a balanced solution, spending cuts combined with an increase in tax revenue. el geth corridan, kutv charles. >>> quarter of an inch assembly leaders say there is no
of america. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> reporter: today nra executive vice president wayne lapierre to protecting students and said he says since the president and certain members of congress have armed security, why not our children. he says he wants armed officers at schools and the government to help pay for it. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. >> nra, stop killing our children. >> reporter: protesters stopped the presentation twice. >> we don't want this overly powerful lobby group, the nra, which is extremely powerful dictating what, how we're going live our lives as americans. >> reporter: the president of the international association of chiefs of police called the nra's proposal unworkable given the huge numbers of officers needed. senator diane feinstein had this reaction from capitol hill. >> the nra's blanket call to arm our schools is really nothing more than a distraction. >> reporter: during the press confere
class of america so that the wealthy do not have to pay their fair share. >> we could tax all the rich people and cut their heads off and it would not help the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: talk now of a smaller deal that extends bush tax rates for the middle class and extends unemployment benefits. but puts off major spending cuts and reform to entitlements like medicare. >> we're going to end up with a small, kick the can down the road bill that creates another fiscal cliff to deal with with fiscal cliff. >> reporter: lawmakers are talking about how to retroactively avoid going off the fiscal cliff on a new congress. >>> the fiscal cliff debate is impacting people here in the bay area who's lives could dramatically change as soon as tomorrow. tom vacar is live at a highway work site in oakland and has the story of one woman and her looming fear. tom-- >> reporter: the people who work here are well paid and they're onvacaon. but for other people, the fiscal cliff might as well be a financial guillotine. though ilea thomas searches, she's been out of work for two years picking up any odd
may be seeking asylum in another country. reportedly president is look to latin america for asylum for his family and members of his inner circle. the priority right now is ending the 21-month-long violence in syria but if the aye asylum reports are true it's another sign that regime is crumbling. >>> we are just getting word now that the cal bears football team has a new head coach. according to espn, cal is hierg sunny dikes from louisiana tech. the louisiana tech bulldogs went 9 and 3 this season and led the nation in scoring. dikes is 43 years old and is the son of long-time coach spike dikes. he also worked as an offensive cord nay tore at the university of arizona. dikes replaces jeff ted ford who was let go at the end of the bears dismal season where they only won three games. >> the set up is underway for what's expected to be a packed town hall meeting here in oakland the topic tonight crime and violence. >>> back here in just a few minutes there are still a few sprinkles out there right now. we had some major rain this morning in parts of the bay area. i'll talk about tha
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